Graphic Language: How to Read Comic Books with Your Kid


Comic books can be exciting, rewarding reading material for young readers. But for parents who didn’t grow up reading X-Men or going to Comic Con, they can seem confusing and intimidating. I’ve been reading comics my whole life, and I’ve had more than one parent ask me, “But how do you READ THEM? Do I go panel to panel? Do I have to read the sound effects out loud? I don’t get it.” And that’s a normal reaction. If you’re worried that The Comic Book Guy from “The Simpsons” might declare you the “Worst. Parent. Ever.,” here are some tips that might make introducing your family to the world of comic books little less daunting. Pow! Bam! Have fun! Thanks Brightly, for sharing such fun info with us!

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